Planned outage for UA services scheduled for May 15 and 22

On Saturday, May 15, and Saturday, May 22, UAF Facilities Services will be conducting a planned power shutdown to the entire Butrovich Building to prepare for the integration of a new backup generator for the Butrovich Data Center (BDC).

The spring 2021 edition of Alumni Spirit magazine is now available

Spring 2021 Alumni Spirit magazine cover

In this recovery-themed issue of UAA's premier publication, read about the students and alumni who are making an impact for Alaska and in their communities amid an era of unprecedented pandemic and social change.

Nine UAA alumni named Top Forty Under 40 in 2021

Top Forty Under 40 2021 logo

The Alaska Journal of Commerce released its annual list of the top young professionals in the state. Selected from a field of 114 nominations, the 2021 Top Forty Under 40 recipients exemplify excellence in professional and community service.

Police training to impact East Campus May 18

On Tuesday, May 18, UAA will partner with local law enforcement departments to facilitate a police training drill that will restrict some vehicle traffic on the east side of the Anchorage campus. While this is just a training exercise, it is designed to simulate real emergency situations.

Be aware of wildlife on and around campus

A black bear with cubs has been spotted on and around the Anchorage campus, specifically in the area near the Engineering & Industry Building. Although foot traffic on campus is minimal, this is a good time to remind everyone to be aware of surroundings and take safety precautions when venturing outside.

End of year update from the chancellor

Congratulations on a successful academic year. I hope you all were able to tune into our virtual graduate hooding and commencement ceremonies over the weekend. Our student speakers gave inspiring addresses. I hope their words reinforced the importance of the work you do each and every day to provide our students with the best possible experience to help them achieve their educational dreams.

Proposed UAA Alcohol and Marijuana Policy

The Dean of Students Office has updated UAA's Alcohol/Drug Policy and seeks feedback from the university community. Please visit the Chancellor's Feedback on Reports, Recommendations, Proposed Policies & Decisions website to review and submit feedback by May 28, 2021.

Office of the Registrar invites applicants for Records Specialist

he University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) invites applications for the position of Records Specialist within the Office of the Registrar. The Office of the Registrar is a forward-looking group working behind the scenes to find and produce innovative ways to improve the student, faculty and staff experience at UAA.

Thesis Defense: 'Dietary Protein Content Influences Use of Microbially-Liberated Urea-Nitrogen in Summer-Active Arctic Ground Squirrels' on May 11

Please join M.S. candidate in Biological Sciences, Sarah Gering, for a public thesis defense via Zoom beginning at 10:30 a.m. May 11.

2021 Annual Assessment Retreat (May 6, 9 a.m.-noon via Zoom)

While required for all academic assessment coordinators, deans, and community campus directors, this year’s Retreat will broaden out to include folks from across the institution to continue our conversation about the Core Competency Personal, Professional, and Community Responsibility. In particular, the Retreat will be of interest to anyone engaged in assessment and evaluation activities for their area.